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An Ache in Every Stake (1941)

The stooges are icemen who, while delivering ice to a house on the top of a high hill, destroy several cakes that a wealthy man is trying to bring home. When their antics cause the servants... See full summary »

Director:

Del Lord

Writers:

Lloyd French (story) (as Lloyd A. French), Lloyd French (screenplay) (as Lloyd A. French)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
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Storyline

The stooges are icemen who, while delivering ice to a house on the top of a high hill, destroy several cakes that a wealthy man is trying to bring home. When their antics cause the servants at their customer's house to quit, the boys are hired to take their place and prepare a dinner party. What they don't know is that the party is for the man whose cakes they wrecked. When Moe's gas filled cake explodes and the man realizes who they are, they must leave in a hurry. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Short | Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All This and Bedlam Too See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The turkey stuffing gags were performed 7 years earlier by Shemp Howard in his Vitaphone short subject A Peach of a Pair (1934); the director of that film was Lloyd French, this movie's screenwriter. See more »

Goofs

The blocks of ice used in the short are obviously solid boxes that are painted white. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [washing a turkey, singing] Nice little turkey, getting his bath at 7:30, and will be done by 8 o' clooock.
[turkey sprays him]
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Remade as Listen, Judge (1952) See more »

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the best short
1 August 2002 | by movifan1785See all my reviews

This is the funniest stooge short, Moe, Larry and curly deliver ice to a woman then she is upset because she doesn't have a cake for her husband so the stooges bake a cake and also make a turkey. The funniest part is when curly shaves the ice and he's talking to it and everything its great.


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